115th meridian east

The meridian 115° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Asia, the Indian Ocean, Australasia, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

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115th meridian east

The 115th meridian east forms a great circle with the 65th meridian west.

Between Australia and the 60th parallel south it forms the western boundary of the South Pacific Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone.

From Pole to Pole

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 115th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 115°0′E Arctic Ocean
78°56′N 115°0′E Laptev Sea
73°38′N 115°0′E  Russia Sakha Republic
Irkutsk Oblast — from 60°14′N 115°0′E
Republic of Buryatia — from 56°58′N 115°0′E
Zabaykalsky Krai — from 54°2′N 115°0′E
50°11′N 115°0′E  Mongolia
45°24′N 115°0′E  People's Republic of China Inner Mongolia
Hebei – from 41°34′N 115°0′E
Henan – from 36°3′N 115°0′E
Shandong – from 35°16′N 115°0′E
Henan – from 34°57′N 115°0′E
Anhui – for about 18 km from 33°3′N 115°0′E
Henan – from 32°52′N 115°0′E
Hubei – from 31°28′N 115°0′E
Jiangxi – from 29°32′N 115°0′E
Guangdong – from 24°41′N 115°0′E
22°42′N 115°0′E South China Sea Passing through the disputed Spratly Islands
5°2′N 115°0′E  Brunei On the island of Borneo
4°53′N 115°0′E  Malaysia Sarawak - on the island of Borneo
2°22′N 115°0′E  Indonesia On the island of Borneo
4°1′S 115°0′E Java Sea
7°17′S 115°0′E Bali Sea
8°10′S 115°0′E  Indonesia Island of Bali
8°32′S 115°0′E Indian Ocean
21°27′S 115°0′E  Australia Western AustraliaThevenard Island
21°28′S 115°0′E Indian Ocean
21°41′S 115°0′E  Australia Western Australia
30°14′S 115°0′E Indian Ocean
33°40′S 115°0′E  Australia Western Australia
34°6′S 115°0′E Indian Ocean
60°0′S 115°0′E Southern Ocean
66°28′S 115°0′E Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia

See also

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